Holidays in Cape Cod offer something special. With a unique old-school charm, if you’re looking for a laid-back, quiet, beach holiday away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Cape Cod is the retreat for you.
Along with many remote beaches, you can discover picturesque lighthouses, historic towns, tiny fishing villages and delightful seaside cottages as you explore all that Cape Cod has to offer. The quaint seaside town of Provincetown, located on the northern tip of Cape Cod, is a premier summer destination and a must-visit spot.
While the year round population is under 3,000, the warmer months welcome crowds as high as 60,000, which says a lot about the summer atmosphere of the town. The small coastal community is best known for its lovely sandy beaches, pretty harbour and thriving artistic community. It’s also renowned as a thriving summer vacation spot for the USA’s LGBT+ community.
The quiet beaches of Cape Cod
The real draw of Cape Cod holidays is the abundance of sandy, untouched beaches. The U-shaped peninsula of Cape Cod that protrudes from the Massachusetts coast is bordered with 400 miles of remote beaches. The shoreline is also scattered with quaint postcard-perfect lighthouses.
On the Cape Cod National Seashore, you can discover 40 miles of sprawling coastline speckled with empty beaches, craggy cliffs, roaring ocean waves, and tranquil freshwater ponds.
Visit between mid-April to the end of October to observe a host of whale species cruising the waters during the summer months to feed. Expect to spot the likes of humpbacks, finbacks, minkes and the Atlantic white-sided dolphin coasting through their natural habitat. Pair this with a city break to New York or Boston, or book one of our spectacular New England tours. Speak to our Destination Specialists today to plan your bespoke Cape Cod vacation.
Great sample itineraries
From self-drive tours of New England to guided historic tours which begin and end in Boston, get inspired by our selection of popular itineraries for Cape Cod holidays.
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“Head to Thumpertown Beach in Eastham. The small, secluded beach is a well-kept secret as one of the best spots to view the spectacular Cape Cod sunsets.”
“Be sure to keep an eye out for the specials menu in seafood restaurants. Often these feature the best available fish that have been caught most recently. Expect to see the likes of seabass, sole, haddock and cod, to name a few.”
Get a flavour of the local culture through your palate during your Cape Cod holiday.
It comes as no surprise that seafood is the star of Cape Cod’s cuisine. As you travel along the coast, you’ll be inundated with quality seafood restaurants. These eateries dish up fresh seafood straight from the cold, salty ocean waters of Cape Cod. From lobster to scallops to fresh local fish, your stomach is certainly in for a treat during your Cape Cod holiday.
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